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The selection process of fellows done on the basis of an open competition by the announced deadline. All the documents sent by fax, email and normal mail should reach our office by the deadline.
Hosting department or research center
The research proposal shall fall within the broad thematic focus of the CEU department or research center, and the areas of interest of its faculty.
Information about the outcome of an application
Applicants will be notified about results of the selection in approximately 4 months' time after the closing date. An applicant will be informed about the outcome of his/her application via e-mail.
Letter of reference
On the letter of reference, stamps and signatures are expected. The letter of reference can be sent by normal mail, fax OR a scanned version can be sent by email.
The required outcome of the fellowship is a submission of an article to an international peer-review journal (or preliminary book contract with an international publishing house) in English, German, or French. Self-access online resource of the CEU Academic Writing Center: http://www.ceu.hu/caw/resources#2 section “Getting published”
Applicants who do not have a PhD cannot be considered. An exception can be made if an applicant plans to complete and defend a PhD by June of the year preceding the proposed fellowship. If selected, the applicant should be able to provide a proof of PhD completion by June-July.
The term "equivalent" means that the selection committee is aware of the different system of post-graduate degrees in some countries. For example, the Kandidat Nauk (Candidate of science) and Doktor Nauk (Doctor of science) are PhD equivalent.
The program is designed to promote original research, which can be of practical benefit to a particular country or region, and to increase exchange between scholars of the region and Central European University.
Research areas and profiles at CEU: http://www.ceu.hu/research
The detailed research proposal must be between 2 and 10 pages. The longer the Fellowship
period that is
requested, the more comprehensive and detailed the proposal should be. The proposal will be examined in relation to the duration requested (1 to 6 months). Reviewers expect you to state explicitly the goals of your research project and to explain what contributions your study will make to your discipline. Please attach information on how the research to be conducted at CEU will be used and about the expected outcomes upon completion.
Residence at CEU
Fellows are required to be in residence at CEU for the duration of their Fellowship and are accommodated in CEU's Residence and Conference Center.
CEU does not accept Fellows during the summer or the Christmas period due to the limited availability of professors, administrators and access to research materials during vacation.